Earlier this month, in “Mending Divided Communities with the Thread of Social Trust,” I wrote that “No matter what we’re working on—racial justice, poverty, COVID relief, or any other issue that affects community health—the only way to solve those problems is through collaboration.” We know that collaborative, community-led, place-based initiatives often build trusting relationships between […]
A committed group of residents has been quietly building trust in the City of Niagara Falls since 2015.
For those of us who believe that the Biden/Harris ticket represents a hopeful shift to decency and fairness, the results of this election bring joy—albeit tempered joy. We are still a nation divided. In his first address as president-elect, Biden appealed to unity, asking Americans to “give each other a chance” rather than viewing their […]